FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka


The Faculty of Agriculture was initiated in 2001 with the aim of developing sustainable agricultural systems particularly focused on the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka by utilizing rural farm settings and natural resources effectively. To achieve this goal, Faculty of Agriculture offers a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. (Agric.) as a special degree, which is a four-year degree programme.

The Bachelor degree programme comprises of semester-based evaluations that consist of eight semesters, during which different courses are offered by the four departments. These four departments are, Agricultural Engineering and Soil Science (ES), Agricultural Systems (AS), Animal and Food Sciences (AF) and Plant Sciences (PS).

Vision

Faculty of Agriculture envisions to be a dynamic , innovative and renowned center for excellence in agriculture.

Mission

Mission of the Faculty of Agriculture is to produce innovative and dynamic graduates with sound knowledge and requisite skills towards achieving a sustainable development in Agriculture,through creating a conductive environment for teaching ,learning ,research and dissemination of knowledge

Dean

Prof. G.V.T.V. Weerasooriya

B.Sc (Agric) (Ruhuna) Sri Lanka, M.Phil. (P'deniya) Sri Lanka, PhD.(P'deniya) Sri Lanka

P: +94 252 221 610

F: +94 252 221 610

E: dean@agri.rjt.ac.lk

News Highlights

31 January 2023

Application Deadline Extended up to 31.01.2023: Admission of Diploma Holders in Agriculture to Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture Degree Programme (2021/2022)

04 January 2023

Professorial/Doctoral Talk Series - 04.01.2023

15 December 2022

VICE CHANCELLOR CELEBRATES HER 1ST WORK ANNIVERSARY AT THE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, RUSL…

15 December 2022

Harvesting Ceremony of Sustainable Agricultural Project - 15.12.2022

14 December 2022

Calling for EOI of Upgrading the Controlled Environment Facility With an Internet of Things (IOT)-based Control and Monitoring System

09 November 2022

14th Annual Research Symposium

15 December 2022

Admission of Diploma Holders in Agriculture to Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture Degree Programme (2021/2022)

15 July 2022

Applications are open throughout the year for Postgraduate Programme - MPhil by Research in Agriculture

11 March 2020

Inauguration Ceremony for new entrants (2018/2019)

20 May 2015

Farmer Day 2015